What are afarensis?

Some articles on afarensis:

Australopithecus Afarensis - Localities
... Australopithecus afarensis fossils have only been discovered within northern Africa ... afarensis, the most extensive remains assigned to the species are found in Hadar, Afar Region of Ethiopia, including the above-mentioned "Lucy" partial skeleton and the "First ... afarensis remains include Omo, Maka, Fejej and Belohdelie in Ethiopia, and Koobi Fora and Lothagam in Kenya ...
Donald Johanson - Biography - "Lucy"
... later described as the first known member of Australopithecus afarensis ... afarensis convinced the general palaeontological world that Lucy represents a species called afarensis ...
Australopithecus Afarensis
... Australopithecus afarensis is an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago ... afarensis was slenderly built, like the younger Australopithecus africanus ... afarensis was more closely related to the genus Homo (which includes the modern human species Homo sapiens), whether as a direct ancestor or a close relative of an unknown ancestor ...
Australopithecus Afarensis - Physical Characteristics - AL 444-2
... afarensis ... afarensis samples before the discovery of AL 2 ... seriously hampered prior meaningful analysis of those samples' evolutionary significance ... afarensis ...
Laetoli - Background - Occupational History
... Although much debated upon, it has been determined that Australopithecus afarensis is the species of the three hominins who made the footprints at Laetoli ... afarensis was more human-like in gait than ape-like ... afarensis is an obligate bi-pedal hominid with the beginnings of sexual dimorphism attributed to its species, although brain size was still very similar to that of modern chimpanzees and ...